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CMAA Song of the Year


Over 400 CMAA Country Music Awards have been presented since 1973 when it first started. It is Australia's longest running Awards ceremony and the highlight of the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

The Golden Guitars represent excellence in Australian country music performance, song writing and recording. The Awards are presented before a live audience each January and broadcast nationally on TV and radio.


2017 Call Me Crazy
Travis Collins
2008 Land Cries Out
Written by Sara Storer
2016 Take A Walk In My Country
Troy Cassar-Daley
2007 Poster Girl (Wrong Side Of The World)
Beccy Cole
2015 Three Brothers (The Great War)
Luke O'Shea
2006 Lonesome But Free
Troy Cassar-Daley & Paul Kelly
2014 Lady of the Land
Written by Luke O’Shea & Drew McAlister
2005 Real People
Melinda Schneider & Michael Carr
2013 Home
Troy Cassar-Daley
2004 Raining On The Plains
Garth Porter, Sara & Doug Storer
2012 Bad Machines
Shane Nicholson
2003 Born To Survive
Troy Cassar-Daley
2011 Little Bird
Kasey Chambers
2002 Not Pretty Enough
Kasey Chambers
2010 Big Big Love
Troy Cassar-Daley
2001 Good Things In Life
Adam Brand & Graeme Connors
2009 Rattlin’ Bones
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson
2000 They Don't Make 'Em Like That Anymore
Troy Cassar-Daley, Garth Porter,
     Colin Buchanan


1999 Last Man Standing
Adam Brand & Clive Young
1994 Three Chain Road
Garth Porter & Lee Kernaghan
1998 Living In The Circle
Richard Porteous
1993 Boys From The Bush
Garth Porter & Lee Kernaghan
1997 The Road Less Travelled
Graeme Connors
1992 Things Are Not The Same On The Land
Bill Chambers
1996 The Great Australian Dream
Graeme Connors
1991 Blue Heeler
James Blundell
1995 Songs From The Homeland
Graeme Connors
1990 Kimberley Moon
James Blundell & Doug Trevor


1989 We've Done Us Proud
Graeme Connors
1984 I Was Only 19
John Schumann
1988 The Old Time Tent Shows
Barry Forrester
1983 Used To Be A Gold Song
Allan Caswell & Keith Potger
1987 He's A Good Bloke When He's Sober
Stan Coster
1982 His Spurs Are Rusty Now
Rex & Colin Dallas
1986 The Garden
Allan Caswell
1981 One Armed Bandit
Allan and Brian Caswell
1985 Queen In The Sport Of Kings
John Williamson
1980 Three Empty Bottles
Dave Pincombe


1979 Beat Of The Government Stroke
Tom Oliver & Joy McKean
1975 Biggest Disappointment
Joy McKean
1978 Indian Pacific
Joy McKean
1974 Goondiwindi Grey
Wallace & Hauritz
1977 Three Rivers Hotel
Stan Coster
1973 Lights On The Hill
Joy McKean
1976 Santa Never Made It To Darwin
Bill Cate



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